Blizzard® Arcade Collection

System: Nintendo Switch Release date: 20/02/2021

Experience a blast from Blizzard's past! The Blizzard® Arcade Collection brings five of our classic console games to modern platforms and new audiences.

INCLUDED GAMES:

  • Blackthorne® (BT): As mercenary captain Kyle “Blackthorne” Vlaros, traverse an alien planet, liberate the Androthi people, and claim your destiny.
  • The Lost Vikings® (TLV): Help three Vikings—Erik, Baleog, and Olaf—overcome challenging platforms and puzzles to find their way back home.
  • Lost Vikings® 2 (LV2): The three Vikings and their new friends, Fang and Scorch, need your help again to get home.
  • Rock N Roll Racing® (RNRR): Rock out in the raddest vehicular destruction derby, with the original rock and metal soundtrack hits plus a few new surprises.
  • RPM Racing® (RPMR): Return to the racetracks with all the classic features you love and plenty of vehicular mayhem.

LEVEL UP THE LEGACY:

The Blizzard Arcade Collection contains two different Original Editions of each game plus a new Definitive Edition for BT, TLV and RNRR! LV2 and RPMR each come as the 16-bit Original Edition.

  • The Original Editions are the games as you remember but with new quality of life improvements included—like the ability to set custom button mapping, rewind your gameplay up to 10 seconds, save and load your game, or watch playthroughs (and then jump in to play at any point). Improvements may vary by game and game edition.
  • The Definitive Editions include all the same great gameplay content as the Original Editions plus a few extra upgrades—like enhanced local multiplayer for TLV and RNRR, a new level map for BT, localization for 12 languages*, and more.

VISIT THE MUSEUM:

The Blizzard Arcade Collection Museum features a trove of treasures from each game's past.

  • Art & Artifacts: View game boxes, illustrations, and more from the original era.
  • Music Player: Listen to the in-game scores from the Original Editions of Blackthorne and The Lost Vikings.
  • Inside the Games: Peek under the hood of these classic games with development materials, unused content, and deep lore.
  • Interviews: Watch behind-the-scenes interviews and learn more about the developers of these classic games.
  • Design Documents: Find out how these games were translated from concept to the final products

*English, German, Spanish (Spain), Spanish (Latin America), French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Simplified Chinese (CN), and Traditional Chinese (TW)

What you need to know

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The Blizzard® 30-Year Celebration Collection

Summon legends from the past into the present! In celebration of Blizzard Entertainment's 30th anniversary, this limited-time bundle includes three classic Blizzard console games and a cache of commemorative in-game content for Overwatch and Diablo III.

BLIZZARD® ARCADE COLLECTION

Relax and rewind with the Blizzard Arcade Collection, featuring faithful reproductions of Blackthorne, The Lost Vikings, and Rock N Roll Racing for modern platforms. This collection contains two different Original Editions of each game as well as a new Definitive Edition—bringing you the gameplay you remember plus a variety of new features, quality of life improvements, and behind-the-scenes content.

OVERWATCH® IN-GAME ITEMS

StarCraft®'s rebellious marshal, Jim Raynor, is touching down in Overwatch as the Raynhardt Legendary skin for Reinhardt, bringing with him a supply drop of Classic Loot Boxes, Golden Loot Boxes (which include a guaranteed Legendary), along with a commemorative 30th anniversary icon and spray*.

DIABLO® III IN-GAME ITEMS

Diablo’s Dark Wanderer again seeks the east. Adopt the guise of Tristram’s fallen warrior in Diablo III with a terrifyingly familiar transmog set, wings, pet, and portrait**.

*Requires Overwatch.

**Requires Diablo III.

Categories

Racing, Shooter, Arcade

Players

1 - 4

Publisher

Blizzard Entertainment

Age rating

Standard edition

System

Nintendo Switch

Release date

20/02/2021

Age rating

12

Compatible controllers

  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Languages

German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese

Download size

4381.00 MB

The Blizzard® 30-Year Celebration Collection

System

Nintendo Switch

Release date

20/02/2021

Age rating

12

Compatible controllers

  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Languages

English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean